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Beggar's Path on the Pizol - Tamina Gorge

Hiking Trail · Ferienregion Heidiland
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  • Bettlerweg
    / Bettlerweg
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Taminaschlucht
    Photo: Pizolbahnen AG
  • / Die mystische Taminaschlucht
    Photo: Dolores Rupa, Heidiland Tourismus AG
  • / Altes Bad Pfäfers vor der Taminaschlucht
    Photo: Heidiland Tourismus AG
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The tour leads from Pardiel along the legendary Beggar's Path past rare mountain flowers to the famous Tamina Gorge, where the healing thermal water springs.
moderate
Distance 8.7 km
3:00 h
189 m
1,112 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Claudia Kohli
Update: May 12, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,778 m
Lowest point
698 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Berggasthaus Pizol
Panoramarestaurant Edelweiss
Restaurant Altes Bad Pfäfers

Tips and hints

Start

Pardiel, Pizol (1,621 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'754'108E 1'206'219N
DD
46.989126, 9.464669
DMS
46°59'20.9"N 9°27'52.8"E
UTM
32T 535333 5204060
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Destination

Taminaschlucht, Altes Bad Pfäfers

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'754'108E 1'206'219N
DD
46.989126, 9.464669
DMS
46°59'20.9"N 9°27'52.8"E
UTM
32T 535333 5204060
w3w 
///reporters.grafted.powers
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.7 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
189 m
Descent
1,112 m
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